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Resector for Shoulder Surgery

February 17, 2009 6:05 am | Smith & Nephew, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The DYONICS™ 5.5-mm BONECUTTER™ ELECTROBLADE™ Resector is an all-in-one device for treating one of the most common sources of shoulder pain, subacromial impingement. The resector combines patented technologies to do the work of three separate devices: a mechanical shaver for soft tissue removal, a burr to smooth bone and a radiofrequency (RF) probe to seal blood vessels at the surgery site.

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Orthopedic Mallets

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Made in Germany using the finest German stainless steel, Spectrum's green-handled Soft-Grip orthopedic mallets feature a new, specially-designed, ergonomic silicone handle which provides the surgeon with excellent feel, better grip, reduced shock and less hand fatigue. The mallets are available in five different sizes ranging in weights from, 0.

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Guide System for Hip Arthroscopy

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Smith & Nephew, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The CROSSTRAC™ Hip Guide System enables surgeons to accurately establish pathways to diagnose and repair the hip joint arthroscopically. The hip joint is difficult to access, and to arthroscopically diagnose and repair damage to the joint the surgeon must create portals through the dense tissue surrounding the hip, while avoiding critical structures such as nerves and arteries.

LISTED UNDER: Hip Arthroscopy

Suture Anchor for Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Depuy Mitek, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The HEALIX™ BR Dual Threaded Anchor System is a suture anchor for arthroscopic rotator cuff repair that utilizes Depuy Mitek's proprietary BIOCRYL® RAPIDE™ biocomposite material, which is shown in pre-clinical trials to resorb and promote bone formation within the implant profile. HEALIX BR is an extension of the successful HEALIX™ PEEK family of anchors.

LISTED UNDER: Shoulder Reconstruction

Custom Surgical Instruments

January 23, 2009 7:56 am | Logan Instruments, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Logan Custom Surgical Instruments are precision machined from various medical grades of stainless steel, finished and assembled to customer specifications. Typical instruments include a laminectomy Rongeur and various styles of curettes, tapered suction tubes, elevators, dissectors, retractors, Capener gouges, nerve hooks and nerve root retractors.

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Bone Cement Curettes & Sculps Knife

September 15, 2008 6:21 am | Whitney Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Made of plastic, Whitney Curettes and the Whitney Sculps Knife are safer than steel, minimizing scratches to the prosthesis. Molded in-thumb indentation helps orient tool in hard to reach places. In addition, the tools are disposable, so no cleaning of the cement from them is required post-surgery.

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Hip Access Cannula

June 16, 2008 1:11 pm | Smith & Nephew, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The ARTHROGARDE™ Hip Access Cannula is designed to prevent inadvertent damage to soft tissue that can occur during arthroscopic hip repair surgery. Its rounded ends provide a smooth surface to protect soft tissue as it penetrates the hip and enters the joint socket. The cannula wall has been thickened to provide additional strength and prevent bending or wear and tear over time.

LISTED UNDER: Hip Arthroscopy

Suture Anchor for Hip & Shoulder Repair

April 14, 2008 11:48 am | Smith & Nephew, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The BIORAPTOR 2.3 PK Suture Anchor is intended for repair of instability in the hip or shoulder joint. It is designed to be implanted in the dense bone along the rim of the joint socket. Its small size and design provide strong fixation and allow a surgeon to use more than one to establish multiple attachment points, creating a uniform bumper and stabilizing the joint.

LISTED UNDER: Shoulder Reconstruction

Stainless Steel Orthopedic Pliers

November 13, 2007 6:02 am | Spectrum Surgical Instruments Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

This extensive line of orthopedic pliers is hand-crafted in Germany using the finest surgical stainless steel. The wide range of pliers includes locking pliers, needle nose pliers, and wire extraction pliers. They are ideal for pulling, grasping, bending and twisting of cerclage wires, Steinmann Pins and K-wires.

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Osteotome-Style Bone Cement Tool

October 11, 2007 11:27 am | Whitney Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Valitome™ is designed with an osteotome-style beveled tip. Its narrow profile allows the surgeon to get into hard-to reach places while the sharp, straight edge makes it easier to apply cement evenly for better adherence and remove excess cement completely and safely from flat surfaces.

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Femoral Bone Prep System

February 15, 2007 7:19 am | Microtek Medical, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

With a CSR wrap that keeps instruments in place to maintain the sterile field, even while the tray is being opened, the OrthoPrep® Femoral Bone Prep System is a convenient, space saving alternative to keeping individual instruments at hand during procedures. More cost effective than purchasing individual instruments, this all-in-one tray system includes a disposable inserter rod, two restrictors, femoral canal brush, two sculpts and a femoral canal suction absorber.

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Suture Anchor for Shoulder Arthroscopy

November 13, 2006 10:15 am | Smith & Nephew, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The KINSA™ Suture Anchor provides a fast, secure and consistent method of repairing instability of the shoulder. The suture anchor is designed with a self-locking, sliding knot encased inside the anchor. This enables the surgeon to position the anchor in the best possible position without having to worry about where the knots will lie.

LISTED UNDER: Shoulder Reconstruction

Out of CAOS Comes Order

October 11, 2006 7:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

The need for accuracy in surgical procedures is fundamental. The precision with which a surgeon plies his trade has direct and critical ramifications in the quality of life—even the continuance of life—of the patient in each case he performs. This is especially true in the field of orthopedics. For orthopedic surgeons engaged in reconstructive surgeries from bone setting to joint replacement, a misalignment measuring the smallest fraction of an inch can mean the difference between a patient painlessly walking again and being relegated to a wheelchair.

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Arthroscopic Camera System

August 11, 2006 6:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

The TrueView Direct autoclavable camera system features a single-hand control of all user interfaces, allowing the scope holding hand full control over image rotation by +/- 180 degrees, all three remote switches and even both stopcocks. This helps to make arthroscopy seamless as the other hand can now remain on the shaver or ablation device throughout the entire case.

LISTED UNDER: Arthroscopes

Custom Bone Probe

August 11, 2006 6:17 am | Gauthier Biomedical Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The new custom Durometer bone probe easily gauges the depth of a hole created in a bone during spinal procedures using the custom Durometer silicone handle and chrome-coated shaft. The silicone handle allows for specific hardness or softness, depending on the surgeon’s preference. This allows for a secure and comfortable grip during procedures.

LISTED UNDER: Hand Held Instruments

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